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Dental Hygienist Job in Buckingham, VA 23921
(Job ID: 414176)



Buckingham, VA 23921



Sep 23, 2023




Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri


#414176 Expired


Virginia Department of Health/Piedmont - Buckingham


The Virginia Department of Healthand#39;s Office of Family Health Services-Division of Prevention andamp; Health Promotion is seeking a Dental Hygienist to work under the direction of a Virginia Licensed dentist and in accordance with the regulations of the Virginia Department of Health Professions and the State Board of Dentistry for the practice of dental hygiene. To perform preventative dental procedures including pit and fissure sealants, fluoride varnish as well as administrative duties necessary for the function of a dental clinic. Follow OSHA guidelines, disinfects and dispose of infectious waste, monitors autoclave. Establish and maintain a dental recall system. Develop and provides oral health outreach program for the community. Identifies health needs of clients for referral. Manages a mobile school based dental sealant program in a health district(s) which includes working with the school administrations, screening school children, promoting the program and working with local public and private dentists in the district(s) to refer children with treatment needs. Must be licensed by the VA Board of Dentistry. In addition to licensure, regulations now require 2 yearsand#39; work experience to function as a public health remote supervised dental hygienist. The Virginia Department of Health offers 12 paid holidays, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, retirement plans (including 401a Cash Match and 457 Deferred Compensation Plan) as well as sick, family/personal, and annual leave. Minimum Qualifications: Working knowledge of the skills/practices of dental hygiene. Ability to supervise auxiliary staff. Working knowledge of OSHA andamp; HIPPA guidelines. Ability to work independently. Strong communication skills in writing and orally. Additional Considerations: Bachelorand#39;s degree from an accredited college or university in Dental Hygiene. Previous experience in Public Health Bilingual (Spanish andamp; English) Previous experience working in pediatric and providing preventive care (sealants, fluoride, and prophy). Hiring Range: $68,076.75 to $76,997.50 If you are interested in this position, please apply using this link:;applyandamp;sJobIDsand#61;508873andamp;SourceTypeIDand#61;796andamp;sLanguageand#61;en-us

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